Charles D. Olson ("Charlie")


Charles “Charlie” Olson was admitted to practice law in the State of Texas in 1980. He has experience as an Adjunct Professor at Baylor University School of Law, teaching in the trial advocacy program and the practice court, as well as in municipal law.

His current focus is in the areas of personal injury defense, business law defense, governmental litigation, and civil right litigation. He regularly serves as general counsel for many local governments, cities, and municipal water suppliers.

Charlie is a Board Certified Attorney in the area of Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a proud member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.


  • Southwestern University, B.S., 1978
  • Baylor University Law School, J.D., 1979

Professional & Community Memberships:

  • American Bar Association, State and Local Government Section – Executive Committee (1998-2000)
  • Frequent speaker on topics relating to local government
  • Waco Business League, President (2012)
  • Board of Trustees, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas (Beginning 2016)
  • Board of Regents of the Texas State Technical College System (1993-1999)
  • Board of Trustees of the Waco Independent School District
  • At Large Member (1999-2005)
  • President (2003)
  • Parents for Public Schools
  • National President (1995-1997)
  • Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, Director (2007-2010)
  • Texas Lyceum Association, Director (2001-2007)
  • Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association, President (1991-1992)
  • Service on boards of numerous local charitable organizations

Bar Admissions:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

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